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Proxmark 3 + BlueShark Standalone Module: Assembly & First Use

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Proxmark 3 + BlueShark Standalone Module: Assembly & First Use

With the recent release of the Proxmark 3 RDV 4 Standalone Kit, Lab401 Academy presents its assembly and first use tutorial.

The Standalone module brings full-wireless & standalone functionality to the Proxmark 3, while preserving its sleek and compact nature.

So you've got your Proxmark 3 RDV3 Bluetooth & Battery Kit on your desk - how do you get started? Read on for full assembly and use instructions!

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Know your magic cards

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Know your magic cards

Navigating the world of "Magic" RFID Cards can be difficult. Different suppliers have different badges with different abilities, and each version may have multiple generations. At Lab401, we work closely with our suppliers to ensure we have the latest and most stable versions of "Magic UID Tags". But before we can jump into the technical details - first a history lesson. In the beginning there was the MIFARE CLASSIC® 1K card.Compared to the 125KHz tags at the time, which simply burped out a string of data, the MIFARE CLASSIC® 1K was an advanced card.  Each individual card had an individual Unique ID. These UIDs blocks were managed between...

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Chameleon Mini RevE Rebooted: Flashing to latest firmware

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Chameleon Mini RevE Rebooted: Flashing to latest firmware

The firmware for the Chameleon Mini Rev E Rebooted is open source. However, compiling the latest binaries is somewhat complicated, and requires access to an ARM compiler. 

There have been several improvements recently in the firmware, so Lab401 has compiled the latest commits into a downloadable firmware bundle.

Flashing the Chameleon Mini on a Windows machine (or emulated environment) is simple - read on for a step by step guide.

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Proxmark 3 & Project Walrus: Easier Pentesting

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Proxmark 3 & Project Walrus: Easier Pentesting

Project Walrus is an an open-source Android-based tool that aims to provide a unified interface over multiple RFID devices.

Designed as a pentesting / red-teaming accessory, it also provides a centralised system for bulk-reading cards, card management, reading, writing and emulation.

Learn how to easily sniff, emulate and write LF and HF cards with Project Walrus.

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Proxmark 3 & Low Frequency: Decoding unknown tags

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Proxmark 3 & Low Frequency: Decoding unknown tags

LAB401 ACADEMY: Proxmark 3 and Unknown Low Frequency Tags INTRODUCTION: Second in a series by renowned RFID & Proxmark expert, iceman.  This tutorial dives deeper into low frequency tags. At the end of the tutorial, you'll leverage the Proxmark 3's Data Plot windows to determine a tag's bitstream and modulation, allowing to quickly and easily decode unknown LF tags. Subjects covered:Working with Low Frequency Tags- Data Plot in Depth- Determining tag bitstreams- Determine tag modulation / demodulation Interested in getting started with these tools? We've made the Pentester Pack that contains all the tools from this tutorial - and some extra Magic Mifare cards. Buying in...

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